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Father, daughter volunteer time at Ebertfest

Ray Elliott poses with his daughter, Jessica. The Elliotts have been volunteering at Ebertfest for over a decade.

April 14, 2015

For Jessica Elliott, a sophomore in FAA, April not only brings the end of the school year, but also a family tradition: volunteering at Ebertfest. Since childhood, her father, Ray, has been showing film festival guests around the community. “My dad’s been doing it since I can remember, and it was just...

Beyond Coal hosts “Break Up With Coal” event

Beyond Coal held its

February 14, 2015

The University student organization Beyond Coal staged a “Break Up With Coal” protest on the Quad Friday. The group serves to urge the University’s divestment from coal, as part of a nationwide effort to promote responsible investment.The “break up” theme was meant to play on Valentine’s Day a...